v. incorporate and absorb into mind; make similar; cause to resemble
The manner in which the United States was able to assimilate immigrants during the 19th and early 20th century will always be a source of pride to Americans.
On the surface, this change suggests that culturally assimilating to white Anglo-Saxon Protestant ideals is no longer a prerequisite to winning.
Sentence in Classic:
They are in our homes; they are the associates of our children, and they form their minds faster than we can; for they are a race that children always will cling to and assimilate with.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
Instead of working wickedness by night and growing more debased in the assimilating of it by day, she shall take her place with the other Angels.
Her mouth was dry as she assimilated this knowledge and she swallowed and looked into his eyes, trying to find some clue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The liberalizing tendencies of the latter half of the eighteenth century brought, along with kindlier relations between black and white, thoughts of ultimate adjustment and assimilation.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context